Would Professor Brijesh Kumar review 3 Idiots? How did he find the movie? Which parts of it appealed to him and which parts were annoying?

Brijesh Kumar I am not going to do a full dissection of the movie, but rather emphasize the main lesson of the movie. I know most of you would have enjoyed that your teachers were being made fun of, or their archaic methods of teaching were destroyed by the protagonist  or the annoying maggu got … Read moreWould Professor Brijesh Kumar review 3 Idiots? How did he find the movie? Which parts of it appealed to him and which parts were annoying?

Why don’t Southern India and Sri Lanka form a new country?

Brijesh Kumar Since you asked me to answer this question, you probably don't know that I am from North India, working in North India. Since you are so ashamed of being associated with dirty, poor and rapist north Indians, I would recommend you to emigrate to Sri Lanka. They would be happy to have you. … Read moreWhy don’t Southern India and Sri Lanka form a new country?

Has anyone been directly appointed as Professor in any of the IITs?

Brijesh Kumar [A2A] It is possible with the right amount of experience and very good credentials, but I don't know of anyone who got in directly at the professorial level. See question on Quora Brijesh KumarI like to blog about various topics ranging from education in IITs to social issues in India and US. All … Read moreHas anyone been directly appointed as Professor in any of the IITs?

Why do most vegetarians in India dislike non-vegetarian food without even tasting it?

Brijesh Kumar Because I can’t stand the suffering that the animal has gone through before reaching the chef’s hands. His neck has been broken. His stomach has been cut open. His guts have been poured out. His eyes have been plucked out. His blood has been drained. Then the flesh is cut with a knife. … Read moreWhy do most vegetarians in India dislike non-vegetarian food without even tasting it?

What is the difference between a bear (bhalu) and a teddy bear?

Brijesh Kumar [A2A] I know if someone reads my answer they will ask a question like this: Why is Dr. Brijesh Kumar answering each and every petty question? But still this question is so funny,  I could not stop laughing and answering. Bear (bhalu) is the name of species of animals and teddy is the … Read moreWhat is the difference between a bear (bhalu) and a teddy bear?

Which is the best thing to export from india?

Brijesh Kumar Mangoes. I lived in America for 7 years. Tried mangoes available in America, twice. Could not stand them. I wish Indian mangoes were available there. Try exporting those. I am sure Indians and non-Indians alike will buy and enjoy them. Aam ke liye taras gaya thaa. See question on Quora Brijesh KumarI like … Read moreWhich is the best thing to export from india?

Is it okay to wear shoes at schools in India, particularly in the summer?

Brijesh Kumar Shoes are somewhat reasonable. Ties are horrible. I can't believe we still follow British customs which are designed for 10 months of winter when we have 10 months of summer. See question on Quora Brijesh KumarI like to blog about various topics ranging from education in IITs to social issues in India and … Read moreIs it okay to wear shoes at schools in India, particularly in the summer?

Why, in the Indian education system, is more emphasis given on writing theories, scoring marks and solving numericals (especially in engineering) than to approach (of student to tackle problems) concepts and most importantly applications?

Brijesh Kumar Because the students who are interested in solving "real-world" problems go to work for great companies like Google and Facebook. They don't become teachers because it is not glamorous. Why don't you stop complaining and take up a teaching job and show us how it is done? We will follow you. I promise. … Read moreWhy, in the Indian education system, is more emphasis given on writing theories, scoring marks and solving numericals (especially in engineering) than to approach (of student to tackle problems) concepts and most importantly applications?

I am 18 and I want to be a physicist but I feel sad and depressed when I look at genius child prodigies that are way younger and miles ahead of me. What do I do?

Brijesh Kumar Some people are more "gifted" than us. It is good to appreciate them with our full heart. In this way, they will feel happy and we will feel happy because we are not jealous anymore. Jealousy is the ONLY cause for unhappiness. If we are not jealous, we will always be happy. But, … Read moreI am 18 and I want to be a physicist but I feel sad and depressed when I look at genius child prodigies that are way younger and miles ahead of me. What do I do?